Vancouver Canucks Analytics Ascendancy

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The Vancouver Canucks have taken a thorough analytical approach to the game of hockey. This looks to be the reason behind their post-season ascendancy. Analytics is a topic of much debate in the NHL. Some find them a useful tool and the future of a franchise’s success in the NHL. More traditional folk believe the […] READ MORE



Vancouver Canucks Made Right Choice Signing Prospect Jack Rathbone Instead of Nikita Tryamkin

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Canucks prospect Jack Rathbone recently signed a three-year entry-level contract (ELC). Rathbon signed just before fellow Canucks prospect Nikita Tryamkin signed a one-year contract with the KHL’s Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg. There have been discussions of Tryamkin returning to the Canucks line up, but Rathbone’s entry-level contract is a better option for the Canucks moving forward. Jack […] READ MORE


NHL Flat Salary Cap Intensifies Luongo’s Cap Recapture Penalty

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NHL flat salary cap of $81.5M for two seasons and $82.5M the season thereafter intensifies Luongo’s infamous cap recapture penalty impact on Vancouver. A team looking to sign numerous Unrestricted Free Agents (UFAs) and Restricted Free Agents (RFAs) this off-season. Luongo’s Cap Recapture Penalty Impact on an NHL Flat Salary Cap Introduction of the Cap […] READ MORE



A Crowd-less NHL Postseason Isn’t That Bad

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Fans’ yearning for the return of hockey is escalating. However, there is much concern about the NHL postseason not having the same energy when absent of the packed out stadiums. But after witnessing some sports that have already returned during this pandemic. It will not be as bad as originally thought. A Crowd-less NHL Postseason […] READ MORE